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Adults inhabit tide pools, lagoons, and outer reef slopes. Found in caves and crevices. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). Feeds on small invertebrates (Ref. 89972). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). Have been reared in captivity (Ref. 35416). Solitary, pairs or in small aggregations in caves or under ledges (Ref 90102).


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